13:47 [middleeasteye] (E)
British-Pakistani author tells MEE jury for Nelly Sachs Prize, awarded by city of Dortmund, has `bowed to pressure`, after decision to award her prize is reversed
21:44 [German Foreign Policy] (E)
With its professionally choreographed reception of Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, Berlin is presenting itself to the international public as the Chinese opposition`s foreign hub. Wong was personally welcomed in Berlin by the Foreign Minister, and, he demanded at the Federal Press Conference that action be taken against China.
20:21 [German Foreign Policy] (E)
Monday evening, activist Joshua Wong arrived in Berlin from Hong Kong for talks with German politicians, including Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. Wong represents an opposition party that calls for a referendum, including a vote on Hong Kong`s future secession from China. Just before his trip to Berlin, demonstrators rallied on Sunday in front of the US consulate in Hong Kong calling on US President Trump to intervene in their favor with the city authorities.